2017 EBSCO Research Best Pick

Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

7th year as a Best Pick

  • A-Rated
  • Verified License(s)
  • Verified General Liability

"We provide a solution to our clients' plumbing problems on the first visit, using the highest-quality materials and equipment available. We do this while keeping the safety of your family and home a top priority."

Marvin Ohl | President

Areas Served:

Fort Bend County & Southwest Houston

  • Services Offered
    Benjamin Franklin is a full-service plumbing repair and installation company specializing in water heater repair and replacement, tankless water heater installation, drain cleaning, gas and water leak repair, water treatment systems, and slab leak repair.
  • Warranty
    Benjamin Franklin Plumbing offers at least a two-year warranty on most repairs and replacements.
  • Company History
    Owner Marvin Ohl, an industry veteran with 40 years of experience, founded the southwest Houston Benjamin Franklin location in 1983 and continues to run daily operations, including hiring, training, and supervising employees. Marvin is both a Master Plumber and a Backflow Prevention Assembly Tester.
  • Employee Information
    Plumbers wear uniforms, drive marked vehicles, and must pass background checks and ongoing random drug testing.
  • Licenses

Select Quotes from Customer Interviews

A selection of 383 homeowner reviews:


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Benjamin Franklin did a water heater installation for my parents. They were awesome and very polite, and they explained everything to my parents' satisfaction. They were very punctual and courteous. I'm going to use them, too. They earned an A+.
I had a good experience. I like that I can trust them. I know that whenever I call them, the work is going to be done correctly and efficiently—A+.
They installed a water softening system and replaced our water heater. The serviceman was very prompt and very thorough. He explained everything to us, and he kept us informed every step of the way. I'd give Benjamin Franklin an A.
I had a very good experience working with them. They replaced two water heaters. They knew what they were doing, they came out on time, and they did the work very well—A.
They did great. They did a water heater. They always explain what they're going to do beforehand, and they're punctual. However, they're kind of expensive.
They did work on our kitchen sink. I liked that they were able to identify the issue and fix it rather quickly.
We've called them several times. They've replaced my garbage disposal and faucets, fixed some leaks, and installed our water heater. Everything was done right, and I still don't have any problems. I liked their quality, punctuality and their pleasantness when I called. They were always professional. I have recommended them to others.
They've replaced faucets, fixed leaks, and put in a new water heater. They've done a little bit of everything that deals with plumbing. I liked the fast service, friendliness, and expertise of the gentlemen who come out, as well as their office staff when I call.
They put in my hot water heater. They seem to be very competent, and they were also very respectful to both my person and property. I had a good experience working with them.
They did plumbing work and fixed a sink for me. I've been working with them for a while; they always come on time and within the timeframe that they tell you.

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